Epsom: Derby winner Ruler Of The World misses Coronation Cup

Ruler Of The World at last year's Derby


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Friday 6 & Saturday 7 June
Oaks 16:00 BST Friday, Coronation Cup 14:40 Saturday, Derby 16:00 Saturday
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Last year's Derby winner Ruler Of The World will miss the Coronation Cup at Epsom on Saturday (14:40 BST).

The four-year-old won the 2013 Derby by a length-and-a-half but was last of 13 in the Dubai World Cup in March.

Trainer Aidan O'Brien said: "Ruler Of The World worked well on Tuesday, but pulled out a little stiff this morning so we couldn't risk running him."

Meanwhile, Sir Michael Stoute's Snow Sky is a doubt for Saturday's Derby after banging a joint in his box.

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